The Imperial Wizard Of The Ku Klux Klan By Hiram W. Evans

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In 1926 American society was changing rapidly through immigration and many races of people were bringing their cultures with them. A man named Hiram W. Evans was the imperial wizard of the Ku Klux Klan. Evans made the argument that these new immigrants were destroying the racial definition of what an American should be. He felt that true Americans were part of the Nordic race because the early pioneers fit into this category. The Klan’s point of view was that America should stay American and maintain this Nordic race of Caucasian people. No other race would be acceptable or thought of as an American to the Klan. Evans believed that the Nordic American had become a stranger and that the immigrants had invaded American society. Menial jobs, political

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